The Resource A boy made of blocks, Keith Stuart

A boy made of blocks, Keith Stuart

Label
A boy made of blocks
Title
A boy made of blocks
Statement of responsibility
Keith Stuart
Creator
Author
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
"Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world's most uncomfortable blow-up bed. As Alex navigates single life, long-buried family secrets, and part-time fatherhood, his son begins playing Minecraft. Sam's imagination blossoms and the game opens up a whole new world for father and son to share. Together, they discover that sometimes life must fall apart before you can build a better one. Inspired by Keith Stuart's own relationship with his autistic son, A Boy Made of Blocks is a tear-jerking, funny, and, most of all, true-to-life novel about the power of difference and one very special little boy"--
Summary
"Alex loves his family, and yet he struggles to connect with his eight-year-old autistic son, Sam. The strain has pushed his marriage to the breaking point. So Alex moves in with his merrily irresponsible best friend on the world's most uncomfortable blow-up bed. As Alex navigates single life, long-buried family secrets, and part-time fatherhood, his son begins playing Minecraft. Sam's imagination blossoms and the game opens up a whole new world for father and son to share. Together, they discover that sometimes life must fall apart before you can build a better one. Inspired by Keith Stuart's own relationship with his autistic son, A Boy Made of Blocks is a tear-jerking, funny, and, most of all, true-to-life novel about the power of difference and one very special little boy"--
Theme
Tone
Writing style
Character
Assigning source
Provided by publisher
http://library.link/vocab/ext/novelist/bookUI
10518200
Cataloging source
DLC
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Stuart, Keith
Dewey number
823/.92
Index
no index present
LC call number
PR6119.T827
LC item number
B69 2016
Literary form
novels
http://library.link/vocab/resourcePreferred
True
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Parents of autistic children
  • Fathers and sons
  • Video games
  • FICTION / Family Life
  • FICTION / Coming of Age
Target audience
adult
Label
A boy made of blocks, Keith Stuart
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
932577134
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9781250111593
Lccn
2016020658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n
Label
A boy made of blocks, Keith Stuart
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier.
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent.
Control code
932577134
Dimensions
25 cm.
Edition
First U.S. edition.
Extent
390 pages
Isbn
9781250111593
Lccn
2016020658
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia.
Media type code
n

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